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    Ergon grips on a Brompton?

    GC2-L 130x130 Would these fit nicely on the M-type Brompton handlebars?
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    Yes is the short answer. The ones with the little stubby ends should too and they offer a second hand position, though these are a safer bet regards fitting, as I can only testify the stubby ones to an 'S' type stem.

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    Yes.
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    Yes as LP and Chenry have said. As shown here, my friend's bike has them on his Brompton S, and I have another friend who has them on his M bars, though I don't have a picture of it. I tried them and they felt a bit weird, but I guess one has to get used to it. The Brompton at the bike is mine by the way.

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    Thanks a mill guys you more than answered my question. Now deliberating the ones with or without the 'stubby ends' as LP describes them! I prefer the look of the one i posted but tis marginal. Do you know if the 'stubby end' ones offer a significant difference in posture when dropping down to lower wind resistance on occasion LP?

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    They're better really for a slightly more forward position for climbs and accelleration, as you get your hands a bit wider on the bars - one thing you might also consider is the brace you can buy that stiffens between the two bends of the m-type bar (like a bmx bar) and gives more strength as well as more real-estate for the fitting of lights/puters etc.


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    A brace would be a great idea thanks! Anyone got pics of them fitted, Could only find tiny ones on biketrax.

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    Brompton sells the brace now.
    Why buy 10 cheap bikes when one nice one will last longer!

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    The GC2-L’s should look OK on ‘M type’ bars but I think the ‘stubby’ Ergons are best suited to the ‘S-type’ sports Bromptons / Merc hybrids.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mulleady View Post
    A brace would be a great idea thanks! Anyone got pics of them fitted, Could only find tiny ones on biketrax.

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